1817 in the United States

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1817 in the United States
Years: 1814 1815 181618171818 1819 1820

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Events from the year 1817 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

"Large marine animal, supposed to be a serpent, seen near Cape Ann, Massachusetts, in August 1817"[2]

October–December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • September 13 – John M. Palmer, United States Senator from Illinois from 1891 till 1897. (died 1900)
  • November 19 – James A. McDougall, United States Senator from California from 1861 till 1867. (died 1867)
  • December 29 – Eli M. Saulsbury, United States Senator from Delaware from 1871 till 1889. (died 1893)
  • Date Unknown – George R. Riddle, United States Senator from Delaware from 1864 till 1867. (died 1867)

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "An 1820 Claim to Congress: Alabama Territory : 1817", The Intruders, TNGenNet Inc., 2001, quick webpage: TN-537.
  2. ^ Report of a committee of the Linnaean Society of New England, relative to a large marine animal, supposed to be a serpent, seen near Cape Ann, Massachusetts, in August 1817. Boston: Cummings and Hilliard, 1817
  3. ^ George Dangerfield. The Awakening of American Nationalism: 1815–1828 (1965).

Further reading[edit]

  • "Brookline in 1817", Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 2nd series 19, 1905 
  • James C. Jewett. The United States Congress of 1817 and Some of its Celebrities. The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 2 (October, 1908), pp. 139–144
  • Marine Hospitals of New England in 1817. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Third Series, Vol. 50, (October, 1916 - June, 1917),
  • John E. Iglehart. The Coming of the English to Indiana in 1817 and Their Hoosier Neighbors. Indiana Magazine of History, Vol. 15, No. 2 (1919), pp. 89–178
  • Lucius C. Embree. Morris Birkbeck's Estimate of the People of Princeton in 1817. Indiana Magazine of History, Vol. 21, No. 4 (1925), pp. 289–299
  • Watt Stewart. The South American Commission, 1817-1818. The Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol. 9, No. 1 (February, 1929), pp. 31–59
  • John Perry Pritchett. Selkirk's Return from Assiniboia Via The United States to the Canadas, 1817-1818. The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol. 32, No. 3 (December, 1945), pp. 399–418
  • Lucius Gaston Moffatt, Joseph Médard Carrière. A Frenchman Visits Charleston, 1817. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 49, No. 3 (July, 1948), pp. 131–154
  • Sidney Walter Martin. Ebenezer Kellogg's Visit to Charleston, 1817. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 49, No. 1 (January, 1948), pp. 1–14
  • F. Gerald Ham. The Prophet and the Mummyjums: Isaac Bullard and the Vermont Pilgrims of 1817. The Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 56, No. 4 (Summer, 1973), pp. 290–299
  • Patricia Tyson Stroud. The Founding of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia in 1812 and Its Journal in 1817. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Vol. 147, (1997), pp. 227–236

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